Deer watching is easy. In September or early October youcan watch the extraordinay spectacle of the berrea: Male deers bay to the winds to attract any females.Sometimes their cry is answered by a challenge and then follows a fierce butting and crashing of antlers until the weaker male gives way.
29 species of birds of prey can be seen frequently above the mountain peaks including griffonvultures, booted eagles, golden eagles, red kites, kestrels and peregrine falcons
You can also watch the famous lammergeier, calledquebrantahuesos in Spanish, or bone breaker, due to itshabit of dropping its prey down to rocks from great high It used to breed here but no longer does. Efforts are being made to re-introduce it as a nesting species
The climate is extremely changeable. Snow and frost are common in winter until late may. The intensesummer heat causes dramatic electrical storms that often lead to major fores fires.
Two of the Iberian Peninsulas most important rivers have their sources here
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